What Trade War? What Investors Need to Know About China, Salesforce and HP

What Trade War? What Investors Need to Know About China, Salesforce and HP

Here's what you need to know about the headlines driving the markets.

These 4 Big Box Retailers Have Survived Amazon's Onslaught and Are Thriving

These 4 Big Box Retailers Have Survived Amazon's Onslaught and Are Thriving

Amazon has put tremendous pressure on traditional brick-and-mortar names and more recently, the trade war has become a headwind. But these names are posting robust growth and proving they can adapt.

Doctor Copper Confirms the Global Economic Slowdown

Doctor Copper Confirms the Global Economic Slowdown

Freeport-McMoRan is always going to be my first call on the health of copper.

Fed's Powell Provides Little Clarity

Fed's Powell Provides Little Clarity

What we are hearing is that the Fed is data-dependent and is aware of the potential problems caused by the trade dispute and other issues.

Hasbro Stock Drop Following Acquisition Is Overdone, DA Davidson Suggests

Hasbro Stock Drop Following Acquisition Is Overdone, DA Davidson Suggests

Analyst Linda Bolton Weiser called Hasbro's deal for Entertainment One EPS accretive and a strategic match.

La-Z-Boy Gets Moving After Analyst Upgrade of Furniture Maker

La-Z-Boy Gets Moving After Analyst Upgrade of Furniture Maker

While noting the combination of China tariffs and recession fears may 'frighten some to the sidelines,' analysts at Raymond James cite the furniture maker's strong balance sheet with 'no funded debt,' rising dividends since 2013, and a still 'healthy U.S. consumer.'

Salesforce's Earnings and Guidance Aren't Quite as Impressive as They Look

Salesforce's Earnings and Guidance Aren't Quite as Impressive as They Look

Salesforce's Q2 performance was strong but its acquisitions muddy the year-over-year comparisons. Plus, its valuation gives its shares little margin for safety.

A Pair of Rare Disease Biotech Concerns Worth a Good Look

A Pair of Rare Disease Biotech Concerns Worth a Good Look

Alexion Pharmaceuticals is a solid company that is the subject of acquisition rumors and Amicus Therapeutics has a key drug off to a strong start.

What's the Difference Between Monetary and Fiscal Policy?

What's the Difference Between Monetary and Fiscal Policy?

It's all about interest rates and taxes for people and businesses.

Facebook Knew of Potential Cambridge Analytica Issues as Early as Sept. 2015

Facebook Knew of Potential Cambridge Analytica Issues as Early as Sept. 2015

Internal documents show Facebook employees knew that Cambridge was potentially misusing user data earlier than previously thought. Facebook says there were two separate incidents, however.